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Storm Advisory for July 11: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

The Canes Kids ‘N Community 5K sign-up has opened; Talk abounds about who will be the next to wear the “C” in Raleigh

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Jaromir Jagr, Florida Everblade? Hey, worth a shot.
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Reading Assignments

  • If Jaromir Jagr ends up with no NHL home before next season, the Hurricanes’ ECHL affiliate, the Florida Everblades, would love for him to stay in South Florida - albeit on the opposite coast. They offered him a roster spot yesterday, just in case. [Florida Everblades]
  • Sebastian Aho is working out. And people are writing about it. In Finnish. I think. Check for yourself, or use a translator. This is what we have resorted to for Canes-specific news. Enjoy! [YLE]
  • If you are planning to participate in the Canes Kids ‘N Community Foundation 5K, check out the early bird registration through July 17. [Hurricanes]
  • The Canes are one of 6 teams that do not have a designated captain. The Bardown blog at TSN make their selections for each team, including the Canes. Incredibly, they chose a Canadian. [TSN]
  • Speaking of captain talk, Section 328 also delves into the discussion of the next Canes captain. [Section 328]
  • As we enter the dark season for player contracts and signings, all moves are stories. As such, the Dallas Stars have re-signed Radek Faksa to a 3-year pact worth $6.6 million. [Stars]
  • In a bigger signing, the Tampa Bay Lightning extended Tyler Johnson for seven seasons and $35 million. [Lightning]
  • Lindy Ruff has made his way back to the state of New York, as the former Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres head man has taken an assistant coaching position with the New York Rangers. [Rangers]
  • And in other assistant position news, the L.A. Kings have brought aboard Pierre Turgeon as an “offensive coordinator” for the 2017-18 campaign. [NHL]